Historic Accommodation in England

From the rolling hills of the Cotswolds to the majestic shoreline of the Jurassic Coast, England is famous throughout the world for its history and heritage. Why not make the most of it by staying at a historic castle, country house hotel or cottage?

Simply scroll down to browse our selection of historic accommodation in England, or alternatively you can use the search box at the top of the page.

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Amberley Castle

Amberley Castle, nr. Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9LT.

Feel like royalty with a luxurious break in this grand 900 year old castle hotel. With stylish spa bathrooms and a delightfully decadent restaurant, serving an eclectic menu of delectable dishes, this unique hotel offers a scenic spot second to none.

  • 11th Century

Beechfield House Hotel

Beechfield House Hotel, Beanacre, near Bath, Wiltshire, SN12 7PU.

This lovely Victorian country house is set in 8 acres of beautiful grounds, and is one of the finest luxury hotels near Bath. It boasts an AA rosette restaurant and a lovely heated pool. That is also a treatment room on site.

  • 19th Century

The Lamb Inn

Great Rissington, Bourton on the Water, Gloucestershire, GL54 2LP.

The Quintessential country inn! Enjoy log fires, oak beams and four poster beds at the Lamb Inn. This characterful Inn dates back to the 18th century and is located in the Windrush Valley, in the heart of the picturesque Cotswolds.

  • 18th Century

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The White Hart Hotel

The White Hart Hotel, Welwyn, Hertfordshire. AL6 9EN.

Offering 13 spacious bedrooms including 3 boutique rooms, this charming 17th century coaching inn also boasts a comfortable lounge bar and quality restaurant. The restaurant offers a full A la Carte menu as well as bar snacks.

  • 17th Century

Laura Ashley The Manor Elstree

The Manor Elstree, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire. WD6 3RE.

With a history dating back to 1540, this Tudor-style country house hotel is located just 20 minutes by rail from London. The beautifully restored interior including the rooms, suites, bar and fine dining restaurant are all furnished by Laura Ashley.

  • 16th Century

Manor Of Groves Hotel

Manor Of Groves Hotel, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire

This beautifully restored Georgian manor house hotel has at its heart a history dating back to much early times. The modern 21st century leisure facilities include a wellness centre, golf course and leisure centre, complete with swimming pool, hot tub, gym and solarium.

  • 19th Century

Shendish Manor Hotel

Shendish Manor Hotel, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. HP3 0AA.

Blending Victorian splendour with modern design Shendish Manor Hotel and Golf Course is set on several hundred acres of parkland and gardens. Featuring 70 stylish, air conditioned bedrooms, the delightful Orangery Restaurant serves a European menu.

  • 19th Century

Bedford Arms Hotel

Bedford Arms Hotel, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire. WD3 6EQ.

Once owned by the Duke of Bedford, the attractive Elizabethan-style hotel building dates from mid-19th century. Recently refurbished to complement the era, it offers 18 superbly furnished en suite rooms and a beautiful oak-panelled restaurant.

  • 19th Century

Down Hall Hotel & Spa

Down Hall Hotel, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire. CM22 7AS.

Set on the Hertfordshire / Essex border, this Georgian country house hotel stands within 110 acres of parkland and formal gardens. Each of the hotel’s bedrooms has been individually styled, blending elegance with history. The modern restaurant serves an international menu.

  • 18th Century

Anstey Hall

Anstey Hall, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. CB2 9LG.

Just 2 miles from the heart of Cambridge and its historic colleges, this listed 17th century manor is set within beautiful parkland. Offering 22 luxurious bedrooms, English afternoon tea can be served on the carefully tended lawn.

  • 17th Century

Fanhams Hall

Fanhams Hall, Ware, Hertfordshire. SG12 7PZ

Set in stunning grounds, this 18th century Queen Anne style manor was once the home of Sir Henry Page-Croft, Winston Churchill’s Under-Secretary of State for War. Carefully renovated, Fanhams Hall now offers 77 crisply decorated, contemporary bedrooms.

  • 18th Century

Sopwell House Hotel

Sopwell House Hotel, Saint Albans, Hertfordshire. AL1 2HQ

Once home to the young Louis Mountbatten, the last Viceroy of India, this Georgian country house has been carefully transformed into a luxury hotel, offering spacious and elegantly decorated rooms. Leisure facilities include a beautiful swimming pool and fitness suite.

  • 18th Century

The Grove

The Grove, Chandler's Cross, Hertfordshire. WD3 4TG

This former seat of the Earls of Clarendon has been sympathetically renovated and transformed into a truly luxurious hotel, complete with an award-winning spa, an 18 hole golf course and two pools. Set in several hundred acres of parkland, a short drive from Heathrow.

  • 18th Century